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My mother speaks of my step being a source of life-long pain to her, that it is a living death, etc. By the same post I had several letters from anxious relatives, telling me that it was my duty to come home and thus ease my mother's anxiety. ---->>>

When I felt rather overcome with my father's opposition, I said as firmly as I could, that I must have this or something else, that I could not live without some real work. ---->>>

I think he will probably come round in time, I mean to renew the subject pretty often. ---->>>


Nationality: English
Born: June 9, 1836
Birthplace: Whitechapel, London, England
Die: 12-17, 1917
Occupation: Scientist

Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (9 June 1836 – 17 December 1917) was an English physician and suffragist, the first woman to qualify in Britain as a physician and surgeon. She was the co-founder of the first hospital staffed by women, the first dean of a British medical school, the first female doctor of medicine in France, the first woman in Britain to be elected to a school board and, as Mayor of Aldeburgh, the first female mayor and magistrate in Britain (wikipedia)